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Discussion in 'Health and Fitness' started by jeff_leopard, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. jeff_leopard
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    I'm due to start recruit training in early September and I was looking for a bit of advice regarding training routines etc. I'm currently doing the same routine that I did to pass P.R.M.C and if I'm being honest, it's got a bit stale and my progress is starting to plateau.

    Current training:

    Monday: Am- 30 min best effort run
    Pm - Pull ups, dips, press ups etc.
    Tuesday:Am - Swimming
    Pm - Circuit class.
    Wednesday: Intervals on the track or occasionally a fartlek style run.
    Thursday: Am - Weight Circuits (minimal rest between exercises)
    Pm - Swimming
    Friday: Am - 45 min run normal pace.
    Pm - 30 - 45 mins on Rowing machine.
    Saturday: off
    Sunday: 90 min ish easy run

    I would appreciate some suggestions to help me shake it up a bit - anything specific to Royal Marine training or increasing raw strength (My main weak point) would be especially welcome.

    Cheers.
  2. Hugh_Jardon
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    Rum Ration is ->
    Thatttaway!



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  3. hairyhandbag
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    Go to the Rum Ration and ask for more detailed answers.
  4. civvygit
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  5. JayCam
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    Fighting Fit by Adrian Weale has a training program focused on passing the AACC. Its a great book and although I haven't tried the AACC program, the basic program really helped me improve my fitness (a lot).

    Its only a fiver on amazon, I recommend it highly as will others no doubt.

    J.
  6. 5.56mm
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    A good book. But, I advise you to research training as much as possible. Work out your strengths and weakness and make your own program. That way you will improve alot more.
  7. jeff_leopard
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    Cheers. I've been doing a bastardised version of the fighting fit programme - it's got me to a decent level of fitness, but just fancied switching it up a bit.

    Looks like I'll give rumration a try.
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